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1998 Called and Wants Its Government Website Back

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 20 2011

Oh, FAPIIS. The Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System joined the public Internet this week, and the Sunlight Lab's Tom Lee wonders if this might be "the worst government website we've ever ... Read More

Why Your Insurance Plan's Been Disappeared from Obama's

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 4 2010

A screen shot from the Obama administration's upgraded showing all the health insurance plans available to me -- as in, none. Read More

Notes on the Reinvention of

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 8 2010, as it exists today Read More

SwiftRiver: Keeping Your Head Above Data

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 1 2010

From the folks behind the crowd-sourcing reporting system Ushahidi comes an announcement that a brand-new version of SwiftRiver has launched. SwiftWha? Here's the scoop: Read More

Designing Towards Openness

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, August 19 2010

Over on Frog Design's design mind blog, the lovely Tim Leberecht lays out his thoughts on how you "design for the loss of control." In other words, how do you go about thinking about building out user ... Read More

November Starts Now

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 27 2010

Well, okay, maybe not right now. Read More

A Story Worthy of the Domain

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 20 2010

And yet another note on "Top Secret America," the Washington Post's series on intelligence community sprawl post-9/11. It's a sign, perhaps, of how differently they WaPo is thinking about this experiment in ... Read More